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‘Definitely happening now’ – Pep Guardiola tipped to raid Arsenal by fans after Man City injury scare

Aside from seeing their winning streak end at 18 games, Man City endured a miserable afternoon on the injury front against Crystal Palace on Sunday.

While Kevin De Bruyne was stretchered off in the second half, Gabriel Jesus didn’t even make it to half-time at Selhurst Park as he landed awkwardly and was forced to the dressing room in tears, as seen in the images below.

It’s unclear at this stage as to how long the Brazilian ace will be sidelined for, but his reaction didn’t paint a positive picture as he seemingly felt as though it could be something serious.

Only further tests and scans will determine whether or not his fears are warranted, while Pep Guardiola will now likely have to rely heavily on Sergio Aguero to lead his line with important fixtures coming up.

However, it seems as though the fans below, a mix of Man City supporters, the Arsenal faithful and others, are convinced that this injury setback is going to mean a speeding up of the process to sign Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez.

The Chilean international is out of contract at the end of the season, and will in turn become available on a free transfer in the summer.

As noted by the Metro, he remains keen on a move to Man City after seeing a deal collapse this past summer, and so the injury to Gabriel Jesus may force the Citizens into acting in January as opposed to waiting until the summer.

Guardiola’s men sit 14 points clear at the top of the Premier League table, while they’re in the semi-finals of the League Cup, are set to get their FA Cup run underway and made it through to the knockout stage of the Champions League.

With the quadruple still a possibility, Guardiola will need strength in depth and quality options at his disposal to cover for injuries, and so perhaps the fans below are actually on to something…

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